THE CARDIGANS' singer Nina Persson is to kickstart her career as a solo artist as a "chick with attitude".

The sexy Swede will join Liz Phair and California pop sensation KATY ROSE on the upcoming CHICKS WITH ATTITUDE TOUR.

The American tour, which will begin in August (04), will be sponsored by cosmetics company MAYBELLINE NEW YORK.

Meanwhile, The Cardigans will play their first American dates in five years to support new album LONG GONE BEFORE DAYLIGHT this summer (04).

22/04/2004 02:55